Session 8 ‒ Complications in the Medical Treatment of Portal Hypertension

  1. Roberto de Franchis MD Editor
  1. Massimo Bolognesi,
  2. Genoueffa Balducci,
  3. Guadalupe Garcia-Tsao,
  4. Angelo Gatta,
  5. Pere Gines,
  6. Manuela Merli,
  7. Juan Rodes and
  8. Gregory V. Stiegmann

Published Online: 31 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470760154.ch12

Portal Hypertension III: Proceedings of the Third Baverno International Consensus Workshop on Definitions, Methodology and Therapeutic Strategies

Portal Hypertension III: Proceedings of the Third Baverno International Consensus Workshop on Definitions, Methodology and Therapeutic Strategies

How to Cite

Bolognesi, M., Balducci, G., Garcia-Tsao, G., Gatta, A., Gines, P., Merli, M., Rodes, J. and Stiegmann, G. V. (2001) Session 8 ‒ Complications in the Medical Treatment of Portal Hypertension, in Portal Hypertension III: Proceedings of the Third Baverno International Consensus Workshop on Definitions, Methodology and Therapeutic Strategies (ed R. de Franchis), Blackwell Science Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470760154.ch12

Editor Information

  1. Gastroenterology and Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Service Department of Internal Medicine, University of Milan, and lRCCS Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Milan, Italy

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 31 JAN 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2001

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780632059188

Online ISBN: 9780470760154

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Keywords:

  • endoscopic treatment;
  • balloon tamponade;
  • sclerotherapy;
  • oesophageal varices;
  • ligation

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Complications of Treatment for Acute Oesophageal Bleeding

  • Complications of Elective Therapy

  • Results of the Questionnaire on Complications of Treatment of Portal Hypertension